Transcribe YouTube Video to Text

The best online transcription tool to convert your YouTube videos to text automatically. Use the online YouTube transcript generator to reach more audiences easily.

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Transcribe YouTube Video to Text with Notta

Effortlessly transcribe, translate, and summarize YouTube videos with Notta. Using advanced technology, Notta automatically converts spoken words into accurate text transcriptions. These transcriptions can then be seamlessly translated into multiple languages, breaking language barriers and expanding your audience. Additionally, Notta's AI-powered summarization feature condenses lengthy videos into concise summaries, extracting key information for efficient analysis.

How to transcribe YouTube videos to text

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1. Add YouTube Videos

Log in to Notta Web. Enter the dashboard, navigate to the right, and click 'Import Files.' Drag or click to choose files. In this way, you can upload video files directly to transcribe. Select the transcription language to ensure transcription accuracy. If you want to transcribe online YouTube videos, copy and paste the URL into the input box, then click 'Upload.'

2. Transcribe YouTube

After you've uploaded your files, the transcription will start immediately. Depending on the file size, it could take a few minutes. The uploading could be even faster if you paste online YouTube video links. When the transcription is complete, you can click the play button or the text to playback the transcription to review. You can also add notes and images to enrich the content.

3. Export & Share

Click 'Export' and then choose a text format, such as TXT, DOCX, SRT, or PDF and XLSX. SRT is the industry standard for video subtitles. You can also send recordings and transcripts to colleagues or clients with a link so they may collaborate – they don't even need a Notta account! Click the' Share' button to generate a unique URL to share with others.

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Accurate Transcription

  • Notta's advanced technology accurately transcribes YouTube videos into text.

  • Easily import your YouTube video from link with no download process.

  • Export your transcripts in popular formats.

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Seamless Translation

  • Break language barriers and expand your audience by translating YouTube video transcriptions into multiple languages.

  • Collaboratively edit your transcription and translation text.

  • Only show and download translated text as needed.

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  • Extract key information and condense lengthy YouTube video transcriptions into concise summaries.

  • Provide different structured layouts of summary, AI summary, chapters and action items.

  • Easily share your summary with teammates.

Why Choose Notta?

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Security & Privacy

Notta complies fully with all relevant security regulations, including CCAPA, SSL, GDPR, and APPI. We use AWS' RDP and Amazon S3 services for encryption purposes to ensure your privacy.

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Sync Across Devices

Notta supports cross-device synchro­nization. You can access your transcripts on Macs, iPhones, iPads, Android tablets, and web browsers like Google Chrome and Safari.

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Various Options

With Notta's real-time live transcription services, you can quickly capture and transcribe ongoing discussions. You can also upload pre-recorded files to convert speech to text.

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Multiple Formats

Notta supports multiple audio and video file formats, such as WAV, MP3, M4A, CAF, AIFF, AVI, RMVB, FLV, MP4, MOV, and WMV video formats.

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High Accuracy

The accuracy of voice recognition technology has improved constantly with every update. Most of the time, Notta can achieve an accuracy rate of 98.86%.

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Multiple Languages

Notta can convert any audio file into plain text in 58 languages, including English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Hindi, etc. It even has an option for translating from one language to another.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a way to transcribe a YouTube video?

Yes! Notta can quickly create a neat transcript for any online YouTube video. Log in to Notta Web, click 'Import Files,' copy and paste a YouTube video link, then click 'Upload.' The transcription will start automatically.

How do I transcribe a YouTube video for free?
  • Step1: Log in to Notta, and upload a YouTube video to Notta. You can add an online YouTube video link or upload the video file from your local storage. 

  • Step2: Select the audio language you want to transcribe. The transcription will start automatically once the uploading completes. 

  • Step3:  Export the transcripts to multiple formats such as SRT, the standard subtitle format for videos. Other available options are DOCX, TXT, XLSX, and PDF.

Can I download YouTube subtitles?

Sure! Many Youtube Subtitle Downloaders allow you to download subtitles from YouTube easily. Here are the ten best subtitle downloaders we highly recommend: 

  1. DownSub 

  2. SaveSubs 

  3. Toolbxs - Youtube Subtitle Downloader 

  4. Yousubititles 

  5. LilSUBS Subtitle Downloader 

  6. EaseUS Video Downloader 

  7. YouTube4KDownloader 

  8. Checksub 

  9. Softorino 

  10. Wondershare UniConverter

Why do some YouTube videos not have transcripts?

Transcripts are not available for all videos. If you cannot see captions, then there is a chance that your video does not have automatic transcriptions. You can also manually add captions yourself if you prefer.

How can I get a transcript of a video?

Notta can easily extract text from YouTube videos and make a transcript. 

  • Step1: Log in to Notta Web. Paste a YouTube video link into the text area, and click 'Upload' 

  • Step2: Notta will automatically convert YouTube video to text and create a structured transcript.

  • Step3: Export your desired transcription format like TXT, WORD, EXCEL, PDF or SRT.

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What Our Users Say

I have found it helpful in creating audio transcripts of my recorded phone interviews with clients. The program is straightforward to use and produces accurate transcripts almost instantly. The customer service is also fantastic! I once had a question about the transcription, so I sent an email to the support team. They responded in less than 30 minutes!

Transcribe, Translate, and Summarize YouTube Videos with Ease!

Revolutionize your YouTube video analysis with Notta's advanced transcription, translation, and AI summarization features. Seamlessly convert spoken words into accurate text, break language barriers with effortless translation, and extract key insights with AI-generated summaries.

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